Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale

 

Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale

Javier Rodriguez is a professional tango dancer and teacher, is one of the most recognized figures of the Argentine tango and an indisputable expert in Tango Salon style. For the past 20 years Javier has been a part of the most famous tango festivals in Argentina, Europe and Asia, where he never stopped dazzling the participants with his art of dance and pedagogy. Javier Rodriguez has begun dancing tango when he was 18. Together with his first professional partner, Geraldine Rojas, they have quickly become one of the most sought after tango couples in the world. They have toured the globe, performing in the best theaters and working in most prestigious tango festivals. The next stage of Javier’s professional tango career was his partnership with another prominent dancer, Andrea Misse, with whom Javier worked for 9 years until Andrea’s tragic death in 2012. Together with Andrea Javier toured throughout Europe, Asia, Brazil, Uruguay, and Chile and they continued being one of the most popular couples worldwide. These recent years Javier has partnered with Moira Castellano, one of the most brilliant dancer in the world. Traveling the globe, they work to share their spirit of Tango all over. Javier’s teaching focuses on technique, posture, and elegance, emphasizing those many little important details that can polish and perfect your dance.

Fátima Vitale is a Tango dance performer, also well trained in contemporary dance, classical ballet, jazz, composition and improvisation.

She received her education at her home Buenos Aires at the Institutio Universitario Nacional de Artes (IUNA) and studied tango with well known masters from Buenos Aires including:
Gabriel Missé, Osvaldo Zotto, Lorena Ermocida, Gabriel Angio, Natalia Games, Alejandra Armenti and Daniel Juarez

Fátima dances both tango de salon and stage tango, and has worked in many of the great tango houses of Buenos Aires.
She has also worked and performed with renown dance companies such as:
Tanguera, Deya vu, Tango Malambo, Bien de Tango, Corporation Tango and Nada mas que malambo.
In 2007 she started touring the world, performing and teaching at international Tango festivals in many countries across Asia, Europe, North and South America.